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Sunday, November 03, 2019


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The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon

Join The Fortune Society marathon team – The Fortune Flyers – and run to help individuals with justice involvement thrive after incarceration.

Guarantee your spot in this premier race and support our mission.

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out this application and send to Jamaal Felix to jfelix@fortunesociety.org or call (718) 906-9488. The deadline is September 1, 2019 at 5 pm.

If you run with us, we will:

  • Provide you with guaranteed entry to the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon, as well as a donation page where your loved ones can donate in your name and you can follow your progress.
  • Fundraise with you. We will provide you with a Runners Tool Kit to help you take your fundraising to the next level. Additionally, our amazing staff is available to answer your questions.
  • Raise money to help us provide vital services and advocate for alternatives to incarceration. The money you raise will help strengthen Fortune’s vital programs, including education, health, housing, substance abuse treatment, and employment services for previously incarcerated individuals. It will also enable us to continue to advocate for an equitable and conscionable criminal justice system.
  • Provide an unforgettable experience. Our team is committed to making your experience as a Fortune Flyer one that you will remember fondly forever.

You get:

  • guaranteed entry to the TCS New York City Marathon;
  • a training coach;
  • a personal fundraising page on Crowdrise;
  • a Fundraising toolkit;
  • a Fortune Flyers shirt for race day; and
  • a pre-race day pasta dinner

A passionate runner who is interested in supporting successful reentry for individuals with justice involvement.

A $3,000 minimum fundraising pledge is required to join The Fortune Flyer, Marathon Team and to receive an invitational entry for the TCS NYC Marathon 2019. In the event that you do not meet the minimum donation requirement by Saturday, November 2, 2019, The Fortune Society will automatically charge the balance owed to your credit card.

All runners are responsible for the NYRR entry fee.

Learn how Fortune Society can help you